New Non-Fiction for Adults - June 2020

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The buy nothing, get everything plan : discover the joy of spending less, sharing more, and living generously

The buy nothing, get everything plan : discover the joy of spending less, sharing more, and living generously

Clark, Liesl, 1966-, author
2020

In the spirit of The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning and The Joy of Less, experience the benefits of buying less and sharing more with this accessible 7-step guide to decluttering, saving money, and creating community from the creators of the Buy Nothing Project.

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Cooking for a fast metabolism : eat more food and lose more weight

Cooking for a fast metabolism : eat more food and lose more weight

Pomroy, Haylie, author
2020

"A metabolism-boosting cookbook from Haylie Pomroy, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Fast Metabolism Diet"-- Provided by publisher.

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Emotional inflammation : discover your triggers and reclaim your equilibrium during anxious times

Emotional inflammation : discover your triggers and reclaim your equilibrium during anxious times

Susteren, Lise van, author
2020

General and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Lise Van Susteren joins health journalist Stacey Colino to present a program called RESTORE, which will help you discover your "reactor type" for emotional inflammation and show you how to become more grounded and resilient in turbulent times. With RESTORE, you'll learn you have more power than you realize. With strategies for relieving stress, critical thinking, recovering inner composure, and reclaiming the gifts of nature, you'll learn to transform your distress into steady calm and strength.

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Hell and other destinations : a 21st century memoir

Hell and other destinations : a 21st century memoir

Albright, Madeleine Korbel, author
2020

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright reflects on the final stages of one's career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring memoir. For nearly twenty years, Albright has been in constant motion, navigating half a dozen professions, clashing with presidents and prime ministers, learning every day. Since leaving the State Department, she has blazed her own trail - and given voice to millions who yearn for respect, regardless of gender, background, or age.

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Hidden Valley Road : inside the mind of an American family

Hidden Valley Road : inside the mind of an American family

Kolker, Robert, author
2020

Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the dream with their twelve children. But behind the scenes was a different story: psychological breakdown, sudden shocking violence, hidden abuse. By the mid-1970s, six of the ten Galvin boys were diagnosed as schizophrenic. Their shocking story also offers a shadow history of the science of schizophrenia. Unknown to the Galvins, samples of their DNA informed decades of genetic research that continues today, offering paths to treatment and even the possibility of the eradication of the disease for future generations.

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How to dress an egg : surprising and simple ways to cook dinner

How to dress an egg : surprising and simple ways to cook dinner

Baldwin, Ned, author.
2020

Ned Baldwin, the former chef of Prune, now chef-owner of New York City's Houseman restaurant, and the noted food writer Peter Kaminsky share simple, maverick dishes and techniques that you can transform into a wealth of new recipes.

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I overcame my autism and all I got was this lousy anxiety disorder : a memoir

I overcame my autism and all I got was this lousy anxiety disorder : a memoir

Kurchak, Sarah, 1982- author
2020

Sarah Kurchak realized early that she was somehow different from her peers. By the time she was finally diagnosed with autism at twenty-seven, she struggled with depression and anxiety. Tackling everything from autism parenting culture to love, sex, alcohol, and obsessions, this enlightening memoir challenges stereotypes and preconceptions about autism and considers what might really make the lives of autistic people healthier, happier, and more fulfilling.

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I'm your Huckleberry

I'm your Huckleberry

Kilmer, Val, 1959- author
2020

Legendary actor Val Kilmer shares the stories behind his most beloved roles, reminisces about his star-studded career and love life, and reveals the truth behind his recent health struggles in a remarkably candid autobiography. While containing plenty of tantalizing celebrity anecdotes, Kilmer's memoir is ultimately a deeply moving reflection on mortality and the mysteries of life.

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Life in the fasting lane : how to make intermittent fasting a lifestyle--and reap the benefits of weight loss and better health

Life in the fasting lane : how to make intermittent fasting a lifestyle--and reap the benefits of weight loss and better health

Fung, Jason, author
2020

Over the last decade, intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular. In this essential guide, Dr. Jason Fung, Megan Ramos, and Eve Mayer address common questions and offer practical advice for integrating beneficial periods of food restriction into daily life. Each goal is broken down into ten manageable steps that can be taken at your individual pace. Fung, Ramos, and Mayer know every person's physiological and psychological response to food restriction is different, and they're here to help you find the tools and strategies that will work best for your life.

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Me & Patsy, kickin' up dust : my friendship with Patsy Cline

Me & Patsy, kickin' up dust : my friendship with Patsy Cline

Lynn, Loretta, author
2020

Loretta Lynn and the late Patsy Cline are legends - country icons and sisters of the heart. Full of laughter and tears, this eye-opening, heartwarming memoir paints a picture of two stubborn, spirited country gals who'd be damned if they'd let men or convention tell them how to be. Set in the heady streets of the 1960s South, this nostalgia ride shows how Nashville blossomed into the city of music it is today. Tender and fierce, this is an up-close-and-personal portrait of a friendship that defined a generation and changed country music indelibly - and a meditation on love, loss and legacy.

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Mind over weight : curb cravings, find motivation, and hit your number in 7 simple steps

Mind over weight : curb cravings, find motivation, and hit your number in 7 simple steps

Smith, Ian, 1969- author
2020

While eating the right food and exercising is critical to weight loss success, Mind over Weight helps readers win the battle by getting everything in order above the neck. It will guide readers to find their motivation, stick to a plan, and set the right goals. There are a million diet plans out there, but few address issues equally critical to weight loss success: they're all in the six inches between your ears!

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My wife said you may want to marry me : a memoir

My wife said you may want to marry me : a memoir

Rosenthal, Jason, author
2020

On March 3, 2017, children's author Amy Krouse Rosenthal penned an op-ed piece for the New York Times' "Modern Love" column - "You May Want to Marry My Husband." It appeared ten days before her death from ovarian cancer. Jason describes what came next: his commitment to respecting Amy's wish, even as he struggled with her loss. As he reflects on Amy's gift to him - a fresh start to fill his empty space with a new story - Jason describes how he continues to honour Amy's life and her last wish, and how he seeks to appreciate every day and live in the moment while trying to help others coping with loss.

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Peak nutrition : smart fuel for outdoor adventure

Peak nutrition : smart fuel for outdoor adventure

Hines, Maria, author
2020

"Peak Nutrition details 100 simple and delicious recipes within the context of outdoor goals and body science: motivation; recovery; hydration; how our digestive system works; how food provides energy; effects of weather and altitude; the relationship between food, muscle, and cramping; how nutrition relates to physical and mental stress; and more. The authors explore how to develop a healthier approach to eating for climbers, backcountry skiers, hikers, mountain bikers, trekkers, and trail runners"-- Provided by publisher.

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The rural diaries : love, livestock, and big life lessons down on Mischief Farm

The rural diaries : love, livestock, and big life lessons down on Mischief Farm

Morgan, Hilarie Burton, 1982- author
2020

The beloved actress Hilarie Burton tells the inspiring story of leaving Hollywood for a radically different kind of life in upstate New York with her husband Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Burton chronicles her inspiring story of farm life and looks back at her transition from urban to country living. Burton's charisma, wide eyed attitude, and fortitude propels this moving story of transformation and self-discovery. Burton honours the values and lifestyle of small-town America and offers inspiration for anyone longing to embark on their own unconventional journey.

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The wellness remodel : a guide to rebooting how you eat, move, and feed your soul

The wellness remodel : a guide to rebooting how you eat, move, and feed your soul

Anstead, Christina, 1983- author
2020

The star of HGTV's Flip or Flop Christina Anstead partners with celebrity nutritionist Cara Clark to help women remodel their lives--in mind, body and spirit.

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